Yoga and Your Skin: The Benefits of Exercise

Exercise is something that anyone and everyone can benefit from. Not only can exercise improve your mood and promote better sleep, but exercising regularly can have a positive impact on your skin. Motivating yourself to hit the gym after a long day at the office or going to a 5 am yoga class before your day starts can be hard, but thinking about the wonderful things it can do for your skin might give you the push that you need to make more of an effort to work regular exercise into your routine. Any small thing that can have a positive influence in more than one area of life is something worth knowing about!

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Festival Fever: Summer Skincare For Outdoor Activities

Summertime is known for neighborhood BBQ’s, Baseball games and other sporting events, music festivals, and pool parties among other things. This translates to spending the majority of your days outside, soaking up the summer sun. While it sounds like an incredible way to spend day after day, you need to make sure you take care of your skin. Whether it be in between sets at Coachella or games at the baseball field, taking time every day during your outdoor activities will benefit your skin in the long run.

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Sharks, Saltwater, and Skin: The Advantages of Sea Salt

One of the best weeks of the year is officially upon us: Shark Week! An entire seven days devoted to the ocean and the many different sharks that inhabit it. Hailed as one of the most popular weeks in television, Shark Week gets viewers up close and personal with some of the scariest creatures of the deep blue sea. One thing you may not know about sharks is that they have exceptionally rough skin, similar in texture to sandpaper despite looking smooth and slippery in appearance. If only saltwater had the same effects on shark skin as it does on human skin. That’s right, you read correctly: salt water actually offers an array of benefits to skin. We’ll cover some of these advantages in honor of Shark Week for the next time you spend a weekend by the big blue.

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Establishing a Skincare Routine: Tips and Tricks for Success

There is no argument that part of the reason your skin is the way that it is stems from your DNA and genetics, handed down from parents to children. You could be blessed with absolutely incredible skin, or you could be handed a DNA card containing the complete opposite. Regardless of the condition of the skin you are given, having a skin care routine is an important key to caring for you skin. Yes, there are people out there who do indeed keep up with a 10-step skin care routine. But just because a 10-step routine works for one person’s skin doesn’t mean that it will work for yours.


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Supplements and Skincare: What You Need to Know

As the world turns and we all grow a little bit older, it’s time we start thinking about what we can do to keep our skin in tip-top shape. There are supplements that help fight wrinkles and other signs of aging, as well as boost brightness, tightness, and help keep the skin hydrated. With so many supplements to choose from we’ve outlined some of the most beneficial options in regard to skincare.

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Drink, Drank, Drunk: Alcohol and Skincare

Skincare is one of the most important pieces of the routine when it comes to taking care of your body. It can take quite some time, and a few trips to the dermatologist, to figure out exactly what works best for your skin. Something that works for one person may not work for another, but we can tell you one thing that definitely doesn’t benefit anyone’s skin: alcohol.

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